CEO INSIGHTS

It’s Time For CEOs To Start Walking In Their Customers’ Shoes

CEOs can't risk losing the trust and loyalty of their customer base over small inconveniences or bad customer experiences. More than ever, CEOs need to prioritize client retention strategies over client acquisition.

Why You Need To Be Positive And Keep Saying Yes

If we allow ourselves to yield to naysayers whose arguments are loud but without merit and against our better judgement, we fail both the enterprise and ourselves.

Henry Schein CEO: Keep Humanity At The Core of Healthcare

In this op-ed, Henry Schein CEO Stanley Bergman says if we embrace the idea of treating patients as human beings who are worthy of sincere attention and care, then we will truly put ourselves on the road toward healing each other and, perhaps, the healthcare system itself.

Hackett’s Vision for Ford Comes Into Clearer Focus, But It Includes Big Job Cuts

Two years into his tenure, Ford CEO Jim Hackett’s road map is becoming clearer. And now the same folks inside his company who wondered where his road map was in the first place aren’t liking what is coming into focus.
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OPINION

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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

Former Aetna CEO: The Executive Assistant Is An Undertold Story

Ron Williams, former CEO of Aetna, shares a story that reminds him of an often-overlooked reality: Without the help of talented, dedicated EAs, many of the world’s most successful business leaders would be toast!

The Thing Soledad O’Brien Learned After Starting Her Own Company

Jeff Cunningham got a chance to speak with TV personality and business leader Soledad O'Brien about what it’s like being a CEO, negotiator, and still occasionally, a mother of four.

When It Comes To Building Relationships, Make Them Feel Important

Providing significance to your customer will separate you from the competition. People want to feel important, we need to default to making people feel heard and valued.

Stanley Black & Decker’s John Lundgren On Making Mergers Work

John Lundgren, who retired as chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker in 2016, reflects on the experience of combining two American icons.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Rebounds In May Despite Escalation Of U.S. Trade Fight With China

President Trump’s escalation of the trade fight with China may have spooked global markets, but U.S. CEOs are taking it in stride so far, according to Chief Executive’s monthly reading of CEO confidence.
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CEO Confidence Rebounds In May Despite Escalation Of U.S. Trade Fight With China

President Trump’s escalation of the trade fight with China may have spooked global markets, but U.S. CEOs are taking it in stride so far, according to Chief Executive’s monthly reading of CEO confidence.

Don’t Miss Out On Business Opportunities By Being Indecisive

When you are running a company, gaining traction is all about timing. The longer you wait to act, the more overhead you burn and the more opportunities you miss.

10 Steps to Disciplined Innovation

Innovation is hard. It’s messy. Anyone who tells you otherwise is doing something different. Systematic innovation means connecting invention to adoption via a disciplined framework.

One CEO On Commercializing Healthcare’s Next Big Thing

Corindus Vascular Robotics CEO Mark Toland talked with Chief Executive about innovation in healthcare, dealing with a highly regulated space and more.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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